Gahata Meiji (歌幡メイジ (がはためいじ)) was a voicebank for the UTAU program. She was a collaboration with the Lifulu shop. Despite being inactive, she is still one of the more popular voicebanks and is known for being high quality.
On March 8, 2014, two years after Meiji's release, Saccu began releasing append-like voicebanks themed around fairy tales and magic. These voicebanks cover a considerable amount of singing styles and genres and are considered the successors to the original three voicebanks.
As of November 11, 2019, Meiji has been discontinued and her website and voicebanks are no longer available. She has been succeeded by Saccu's newer UTAUloids, Bibi Jyougasaki and Wistaria Toujoh. However, those who downloaded Meiji's voicebanks prior to her discontinuation are still free to continue using them.
Meiji was a witch. She was a combination of a fashion model and singer, and based around a theme of magic and fantasy. She was "a bit of a dreamer" and "yearns to be a heroine". She had a little demon companion/servant, named Frill. It was a genderless creature that looked like a dressed candle with wings and a tail. It was described as a fragile and emotional being, and its flame size and color changed depending on its mood.
- Item - Teacup; enchanted so it's always full
- Likes - Tea (especially with sweet milk), fantasy
- Gahata (歌幡) - Sound banner or sound flag.
- Meiji (メイジ) - Mage.
- Hair Color - White, fades to pink
- Eyes - Pink, long white eyelashes
- Headgear - Black headband
- Hair length - Medium-length that reaches down to her chest, back hair is usually put in front of her shoulders
- Earphones - None
- Upper clothing - A backless dress with a corset-style jacket worn over it, the sleeves of which cover her hands, a long purple tie that ends to her waist, and a purple bat ring on her right ring finger
- Lower clothing - Tight, dark purple stockings which fade to yellow
- Shoes - Purple high heels with purple ties on her feet, about 8-9 cm tall
|First VCV||VCV||??~??||"A monopitch voicebank, strong bass but weak treble."||n/a|
|Marchen||??||??~??||"A bright, monopitch voicebank."||n/a|
|Multipich||??||??~??||"First multipitch voicebank, similar to -Hunter-."||n/a|
|-Hunter-||??||??~??||"A strong, multipitch voicebank, themed around "Heart Hunting"."||n/a|
|-Lilith-||??||??~??||"A feminine, multipitch voicebank, themed around "Witch of the calm, dark night"."||n/a|
|-Fairy-||??||??~??||"A sweet, multipitch voicebank, themed around "Mischief of the fairy". Originally intended to be a soft voicebank."||n/a|
|-Fantasy-||??||??~??||"A voicebank set including -Hunter-, -Lilith-, and -Fairy-."||n/a|
|-Enchant-||??||??~??||"An unreleased English voicebank, announced on December 20, 2015. Development cancelled."||n/a|
|-Phantom-||??||??~??||"An unreleased whisper voicebank, announced on December 20, 2015. Development cancelled."||n/a|
- Input - Hiragana encoded
- System - Microsoft Windows
All the provisions below shall be applied to the voicebank, Gahata Meiji.
- When uploading a work using Meiji Gahata, please credit her in an obvious place.
- Commercial use is allowed with permission from Saccu/Sasha.
- Use of Meiji Gahata to support or condone illegal activities is strictly prohibited.
- Please contact Saccu/Sasha before redistribution of the voicebank.
- Unofficial costume designs for her are allowed.
- Shipping with her is allowed.
- No responsibility can be claimed for damage caused by the usage of this voicebank.
- Sexual content is allowed, as long as the legal age limit is observed.
Meiji is known for her high-quality vocals and human-like vocals.
On July 2014, Sasaki Wataru (also known as Wat), Crypton Future Media VOCALOID developer and creator of Hatsune Miku, announced Meiji would be used in the development of Megurine Luka V4X as a template to bring out the unique qualities of Luka's voice provider, Asakawa Yu. It is also rumored that she inspired the development of a growl feature in Vocaloid 4, though no evidence to support this has been found.
Meiji has an official MMD model created by MMD modeler hatuki. It was initially introduced by Saccu through a video on Niconico and can be downloaded here. The password is majo.